When freelancing for a project, how do you split the invoice with your art partner? Is it 50/50 or does one party get more?
Is there anybody who works/ have worked at Mother NY? Of course the agency has a great reputation but how’s the environment? There’s an opportunity and I wanted to know opinions of the agency.
Our office soundsystem is playing Christmas music and only Christmas music, with no way to change it or turn it down. I feel like I'm writing in a mall. Anyone else in this particular hell?
Freelancers, what’s your rate? Always good to get a gut check. Rate, location, years active, gender I’m 85-90, NYC, 10, male
Should a copywriter be good at art direction as well? I am lacking in adobe suite and am also color blind. I have been focusing my secondary skill set in strategy to bolster my value. How do you feel?
Any writers who are working on a book or do other creative writing on the side? How do you manage balance if so? For me, creative writing on the side helps me recharge my copywriting.
(1/2) Do you think the person who writes the official White House emails genuinely loves their job, or hates their client as much as many of us do? I get so angry seeing how someone could allow...
Worst ad on the subways. Who is the audience? What is the training? Does the super heavy-duty clip mean it’s for window washers? Why is it a law? What’s the punishment for breaking it? Im so confused!
CWs who report in to other CWs: how does your relationship w/ your manager function? Do they still write copy? Do they critique yours? I’m going to start managing another CW soon but (cont.)
How do you all deal with people stereotyping Creative Directors as designers or demanding to hire people from that track, not copy?
I started a great job because my now AD wanted a partner. He found me through an award platform and I was hired immediately. But after working together, I realise we are too different. Is this common?
client likes my work, connects about working together. we talk on the phone, then email a few times. then the client just vanishes, despite followups. thoughts on what happened?
Just went client side and oh boy the drama is minimal and I’m feeling hella grateful. Also every other person does NOT edit my copy. Whaaattt?
I’m a young designer at a tech startup writing copy 40% of the time. Looking to improve but dont feel i’m knowledgable enough. What are some principles of writing copy can you share to help?